Basil Lemon Pepper Chicken Breasts Recipe

Servings 5
Author Kelli


Ingredients for Marinade:

  • ¼ cup lemon juice
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • ¼ cup fresh basil
  • Pepper to taste


  1. Add the ingredients to a wide and shallow dish that all your breasts will fit in. Mix until combined and add the breast and turn them to coat fully. Cover and place the dish in the refrigerator for a few hours or overnight.
  2. Preheat oven to 375 F.
  3. Place the breasts on a nonstick baking sheet and bake on the middle rack for about 30 minutes, but make sure the insides are no longer pink and the breasts reach an internal temperature of 165 F is met. Be sure to brush the chicken with its juices during the cooking process for a nice crispier outside.
  4. Serve with rice or potatoes and your favorite steamed vegetables.